Academic Calendar & Key Dates

Kelley Direct Calendar

Kelley Direct’s four-term calendar is designed for busy working professionals. The fall, winter, spring, and summer terms are 12 weeks long, and the winter term includes a one-week holiday break.

As a Kelley Direct Online MBA or MS student, you can finish your degree at a pace that fits your life. Our online MBA is among the most flexible online MBA programs available. MBA students can take two to four years to complete their degree, and MS students can take 15 months to three years.

Important Dates

June 15

Fall 2021 Application Deadline

Aug. 23

Fall 2021 Class Start

Jan. 15

Spring 2022 Application Deadline

Feb. 22

Spring 2022 Class Start

Academic Calendar
Terms for 2021-22Term DatesBreaks
FallAug 23–Nov 11Sept 6
WinterNov 15–Feb 17Nov 22–Nov 28; Dec 25–Jan 2; Jan 17
SpringFeb 21–May 12
SummerMay 23–Aug 11May 30; July 4

Kelley On Campus 2021 Sessions

August 3-7

August 7-11

Apply any time

We review applications on a rolling basis. The sooner you apply, the sooner you’ll hear back from us.

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When to start

Kelley Direct courses take place throughout the year. MBA students may choose a fall or spring start. MS students must start in the fall.

Understand how to apply

Visit the How to Apply page for requirements and to watch a video for application tips, or visit the FAQ page.